Men's Basketball Coaching Staff
Nelson Hernandez
Director of Basketball Operations
Coach Info:
Position: Director of Basketball Operations
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Alma Mater: Utah State
Graduating Year: 2013
Experience: 2 Years

Nelson Hernandez returns for his third year on Head Coach Will Wade's staff at LSU and his fourth overall season working with Coach Wade.

Prior to coming to LSU, Hernandez served a similar position during the 2016-17 season at VCU. Prior to that he had a one-year tenure as director of player development and administrative assistant at Wright State.

As director of operations, Hernandez assists Coach Wade in administrative areas such as travel and practice and assists with game scheduling just to name a few of a multitude of areas the operations director must be involved in.

Hernandez is well versed in team video needs having worked one season at Clemson, handling video responsibilities for all games during the 2014-15 season there and four seasons (2010-14) as the video coordinator at Utah State. There Hernandez was responsible for all film exchanges, as well as coordinating game day camera operations and filming practice.

The Hernandez File
Years at LSU: Third
Birthdate: April 20, 1976
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Education: Utah State, ‘13

College Basketball Experience
2009-10: Assistant Coach, Salt Lake Community College
2010-14: Video Coordinator, Utah State
2014-15: Video Coordinator, Clemson
2015-16: Director Player Development, Wright State
2016-17: Director of Operations, VCU
2017- : Director of Operations, LSU